14 octobre 2016

A huanghuali banzhuo side table, Late Ming–Early Qing dynasty

Lot 3019. A huanghuali banzhuo side table, Late Ming–Early Qing dynasty. Estimate 380,000 — 550,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,000,000 HKD. Photo: Sothebys. the top of standard mitre, mortise and tenon frame and flush, tongue-and-grooved, single-board floating-panel construction supported by three dovetailed transverse stretchers underneath, two with exposed tenons, the short rails of the frame top with further exposed tenons, the edge of the frame moulding downward and inward and ending in... [Lire la suite]

14 octobre 2016

A huanghuali scroll chest, late Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

  Lot 3015. A huanghuali scroll chest, late Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Estimate 330,000 — 500,000 HKD. Lot sold 2,240,000 HKD. Photo: Sothebys. of rectangular section, the cover constructed with two matched board tongue-and-grooved to the four straight sides with two transverse dovetailed stretchers on the interior, a ruyi-shaped baitong mount set flush at each of the four corners with further baitong mounts extending downward along the edges of the... [Lire la suite]
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14 octobre 2016

A famille-rose 'three goats' vase, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 3674. A famille-rose 'three goats' vase, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850). Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo: Sothebys. of baluster form with a globular body rising to a tall waisted neck flanked by a pair of elephant-head handles, the body painted in pastel tones with three goats in a garden amid peonies, camellias and trees, set between two bands of stylised trefoil ruyi lappets, the neck detailed with a pair of formal lotus flowerheads with scrolling... [Lire la suite]
14 octobre 2016

A fine pair of yellow-ground famille-rose 'flower and wufu' bowls , Seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 3675. A fine pair of yellow-ground famille-rose 'flower and wufu' bowls , Seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850). Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,312,500 HKD. Photo: Sothebys.  each with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to a gently everted rim, the exterior densely decorated in the famille-rose palette with multi-coloured flowering and budding stylised blooms, including lotus, lily and finger-citron blossoms, all wreathed by curling... [Lire la suite]
14 octobre 2016

An Art Deco enamel and diamond Chinoiserie bracelet, by Verger Frères

Lot 253. An Art Deco enamel and diamond Chinoiserie bracelet, by Verger Frères, circa 1920. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. Designed as an articulated black enamel band, each panel accented by gold images of Chinoiserie motif, joined by rose-cut diamond links, centering upon a reversible pierced single-cut diamond plaque, the reverse red enamel band with similarly designed panels accented by gold images of floral motif, circa 1920, 7 ins., with French assay marks for platinum... [Lire la suite]
14 octobre 2016

A 15.16 carats, VS1 clarity cushion mixed-cut fancy intense yellow diamond and diamond ring

Lot 122. A 15.16 carats, VS1 clarity cushion mixed-cut fancy intense yellow diamond and diamond ring. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. Accompanied by report no. 2175734134 dated 14 July 2016 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is fancy intense yellow, natural color, VS1 clarity. Christie's. Sale 12182, Important Jewels, 18 October 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza 

14 octobre 2016

A pair of famille-verte 'narcissus' month cups, seal marks and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 3677. A pair of famille-verte 'narcissus' month cups, seal marks and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820). Estimate 180,000 — 220,000 HKD. Lot sold 225,000 HKD. Photo: Sothebys.  the exteriors finely enamelled with a scene of flowering narcissus blooms and roses, wood stands; 5.8 cm, 2 1/4  in. Provenance: Christie's London, 4th November 2008, lot 218.  Sotheby's, Important Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 05 Oct 2016
14 octobre 2016

A fine pair of ruby-ground famille-rose vases, seal marks and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 3618. A fine pair of ruby-ground famille-rose vases, Seal marks and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820). Estimate 2,500,000 — 3,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 11,480,000 HKD. Photo: Sothebys.  each potted with a well-proportioned baluster body rising to a broad shoulder, sumounted by a waisted neck and flared rim, the body decorated with a frieze enclosing lush floral blooms of varying colours borne on gnarled stems, all between ruyi bands repeated at the rim, the lower body and neck painted... [Lire la suite]
14 octobre 2016

An Art Deco diamond bracelet, by Cartier

Lot 255. An Art Deco diamond bracelet, by Cartier. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. Designed as a wide old and single-cut diamond pierced band of 'fleurette' design, 1923, 7 1/4 ins., with French assay marks for platinum and 18k gold, in a Cartier red leather case. Signed Cartier, Paris, no. 0123 With a Certificate of Authenticity from Cartier Christie's. Sale 12182, Important Jewels, 18 October 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza 
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14 octobre 2016

A 23.39 carats, L color, SI1 clarity cushion brilliant-cut diamond ring

Lot 114. A 23.39 carats, L color, SI1 clarity cushion brilliant-cut diamond ring. Estimate USD 250,000 - USD 350,000. Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. Set with a cushion brilliant-cut diamond, weighing approximately 23.39 carats, flanked on either side by a tapered baguette-cut diamond, ring size 6, mounted in platinum. Accompanied by report no. 2171562945 dated 27 April 2016 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is L color, SI1 clarity, with excellent polish and symmetry. ... [Lire la suite]
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